| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Black Friday, or (as we bargain hunters like to call it) the shopping Olympics, is almost here. If you're heading out, be sure to plan your route, put on comfortable shoes and time your arrivals. For the best deals, you'll need to be at the head of the...
| May 18, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Once tipping the scales at 412 pounds, commercial driver Glenn Horack now carries two precious things in his Peterbuilt truck to help with weight loss: His wife, Karla, — who keeps him honest — and a slow cooker.
But Horack, who has dropped...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:11 PM
With the Christmas shopping season off to a rousing start, state officials are hoping this will be the best season in years for sales taxes pouring into state coffers.
The gifts being purchased at a brisk pace at malls and retail outlets from Danbury...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:03 AM
I'm going to go ahead and state the obvious...Cabela's is one of the more sane stores, opening at 5am on Black Friday [as opposed to midnight]. Now, the downside to this--the closest Cabela's store is in Verdi, NV. If you want to get away from our area,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Most of the long-struggling Owings Mills Mall will be torn down starting in 2013 to make room for a $65 million retail development, a move that Baltimore County officials hope will complement other burgeoning projects in an area targeted for growth.
| Sep 20, 2012
Cabela's Candlewood Grill
475 East Hartford Blvd., East Hartford
I don't hunt. I don't fish. I don't shoot arrows, climb rocks or hike trails. So what was I doing in Cabela's, a retail wonderland for outdoorsy...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:02 PM
The Lehigh Valley impact of Hurricane Sandy intensified Wednesday with the reports of two more storm-related deaths.
Also on Wednesday, 41,000 of the region's homes and businesses that lost power in the storm had electricity restored. But about 160,000...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:01 PM
The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend.
But the return to...